Is Low-Code and DevOps Friends or Rivals?

Posted by D2i Team on May 04, 2021

Citizen developers and professional develops both do their roles in software development and automation projects, moreover, low-code offers provide the need to both of them.

Low-Code: An Approach Not A Market

Low-code does not mean that there is no need to change the code due to visual, graphical tools, and easy frameworks. Due to this facility of low-code, you can only create a simple application with limited tools. For making the application customizable and complex applications, the visual approach is not sufficient at all. Developer expertise is required and developers need to go deeply into the code for customization.

In the automation space, Low-code is to put aside all the technical barriers and make smooth functional activities among business and development easier.

Low-code: Doubled-edged Sword

As citizen developers taking a step into the technical team, automation and development teams facing vulnerabilities and compliance issues. Low-code enables teamwork along with data and security issues that are not handled by the non-developers.

By using a shared platform, these issues can be managed and alleviate with security and governance. Advanced tools will make it even easier to evolve for DevOps teams for tackling these issues.

Place of Low-code in DevOps

The impact of low-code on development environments and DevOps can be seen. Keep in mind that initially low-code is used in small applications as it becomes the norm for big enterprises and DevOps workflows are required over there. Complex methodologies are being used in low-code platforms for iterative improvement and continuous software delivery.